Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 0.93% on Friday compared to the previous day, reaching 888,025 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Saturday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 42,436 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 29,655 megawatt-hours at 06.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 893,435 megawatt-hours on Friday, marking a 0.79% increase from Thursday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 38.2% of total electricity consumption, lignite plants comprised 14.9%, while imported coal plants held a 14.2% share.
On Friday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 13,102 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 7,728 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay